Teekhi Beetroot Biryani

Teekhi Beetroot Biryani



  1. Ingredients
  2. rice For
  3. 1 1/2 cups Basmati Rice -
  4. 2 small 2 6 cloves masala cinnamon cardamom Whole - stick , ,
  5. 2 1/4 tspns Ghee -
  6. Coriander leaves
  7. Salt
  8. 3 1/2 cups Water -
  9. Masala For
  10. 1 Beetroot - medium grated
  11. 1 Carrot - cut into small cubes
  12. 5 - 6 Beans - chopped
  13. 1 2 Onion big / - medium sliced finely
  14. 1 tspn Ginger-garlic paste -
  15. 1 Green chilli - sliced
  16. 1 small or half of 1 Tomato big -
  17. 1/4 tspn Turmeric powder -
  18. 1/2 tspn Red chilli powder -
  19. 1 tspn Garam masala powder -
  20. 2 tspns Yogurt -
  21. Salt
  22. Coriander leaves


30 mins
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    Soak rice for about 30 mints.Drain water completely.Now take 3 1/2 cups of water in a pan.Add half of whole masala to it.Add 1 tspn ghee,coriander leaves and salt also.Let it boil.

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    Meanwhile in another pan,heat 1 1/4 tspn ghee and splutter remaining whole masala.Add rice to it and saute carefully(without breaking rice).When the rice starts to crackle,add boiling water to it.Simmer the flame to medium and let the rice cook.The water should drain completely and the the cooked rice should be non sticky.Transfer the cooked rice to wide pan and let it cool down completely.

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    Now heat oil in another pan and saute onions till they become golden brown.Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli to it.Saute till the raw smell goes.Now add carrot and beans.Saute well.Add little salt.Cover the pan and half cook the vegetables.Then add grated beetroot also.Saute continuously till the beetroot also gets cooked.(this will take only few mints).Add chopped tomato and continue sauting till they become soft adm mushy.

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    Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder and garam masala powder.Saute well.Add enough salt and 2 tspn yougurt also.Mix everything well.Finally add chopped coriander leaves.Masala is ready.

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    Transfer the masala to another pan.Now grease a heavy bottomed pan with little ghee.Add half of masala to it.Now put half of rice on top.Again put the remaining masala as the third layer.

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    Complete the layering with remaining cooked rice.Spread well.Put some coriander leaves.If you have saffron,mix it in little cold milk and sprinkle this on top of the rice.Cover and cook in lowest flame for 10 mints.

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    Your yummy biryani is ready.

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